Rosenstein Cancels Scheduled Speech For Tomorrow Following White House Meeting (Updated)

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Wednesday afternoon after Jeff Sessions was fired.

Shortly after Sessions turned in his resignation letter, a US official said the Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker is expected to take over the Mueller probe.

Although Rosenstein is to remain DAG, rumors are flying that he will turn in his resignation within the next 24-48 hours.

Following the White House meeting, Rod Rosenstein canceled a speech scheduled for Thursday in San Francisco.

The Aspen Institute says it wasn’t given a reason for the cancellation said, NBC News reporter Heidi Przybyla.

NBC REPORTED: Following WH meeting today:
DAG Rod Rosenstein has canceled a speech scheduled for Thursday in San Francisco, the Aspen Institute says.
Rosenstein was scheduled to speak to the organization’s cybersecurity summit.
The institute says it wasn’t given a reason for the cancelation

Rod Rosenstein had a rough day; he is no longer in charge of the Mueller probe he created.

Then he canceled a scheduled speech…things aren’t looking so good for Mr. Rosenstein.


Update: According to DOJ spox Sarah Flores, Rosenstein canceled his speech at the Aspen Institute last Tuesday.

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